Thanksgiving Teacher Resources
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Thanksgiving - More Than a Thank You!
Here's a thought-provoking and engaging lesson plan for your charges. It's a Webquest about Thanksgiving. Groups of learners research Thanksgiving customs, history, and experiences. They are assigned the task of renaming Thanksgiving in...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
First Thanksgiving Teacher's Guide
Students research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Turkey for Thanksgiving: ESL Lesson
Take your English learners through the process of preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving in this presentation. Complete with pictures and clear step-by-step explanations, the slides help to teach basic cooking vocabulary, such as checking...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
National Turkey Off to Disneyland
Young scholars share their holiday traditions, then read about an American Thanksgiving custom. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the news article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, the students participate...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Using Primary Sources to Uncover the True Thanksgiving Story
Students use primary sources to evaluate the accuracy of the Thanksgiving story. In this critical thinking lesson, students work in cooperative learning groups and identify various myths of the first Thanksgiving, assess the value of...
6th - 7th English Language Arts
Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Gratitude
Students complete a unit about Thanksgiving that is centered around the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. They read and discuss books, create a mural, complete a worksheet about five blessings in their life, prepare recipes from the...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
The Wampanoag Indians: A Thanksgiving Lesson
Spark some lively conversation about American holiday traditions and debunk accepted notions about the first Thanksgiving at the same time. After reviewing the mainstream version of the Thanksgiving story with your class, offer some...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History